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How the Military Is Preparing for Climate Change War

How the Military Is Preparing for Climate Change War | The Great Transition | Scoop.it
The U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has just completed a series of landmark reports that chronicle an update to the current state of consensus science on climate change. In a sentence, here’s what they found: On our current path, climate change could pose an irreversible, existential risk to civilization...
Willy De Backer's insight:

"climate change could be the Archduke Franz Ferdinand of the 21st century."

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Playing with fire: Obama's risky oil threat to China

Playing with fire: Obama's risky oil threat to China | The Great Transition | Scoop.it

Michael Klare, author of the insightful book "Rising Powers, Shrinking Planet" warns that the Obama administration is trying to contain Chinese power in the Asian Pacific.

 

"When it comes to China policy, is the Obama administration leaping from the frying pan directly into the fire? In an attempt to turn the page on two disastrous wars in the Greater Middle East, it may have just launched a new Cold War in Asia -- once again, viewing oil as the key to global supremacy."

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